Gasteria brachyphylla
COW TONGUE, OX TONGUE
Xanthorrhoeaceae-Asphodeloideae

 
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Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial or succulent

Hardiness zones: 9b-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to dry between watering

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, second line salt wind, light frost
0.25m
Plant habit
 
0.3m

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Flowers: peach-red & green

Flowering Time: late spring to late summer

Leaves: glossy; dark green; spotted grey-green; turning brown-purple flushed in winter; fan leaf arrangement
 
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Gasteria brachyphylla
COW TONGUE, OX TONGUE
Xanthorrhoeaceae-Asphodeloideae

 

  Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial or succulent

Hardiness zones: 9b-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to dry between watering

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, second line salt wind, light frost
0.25m
Plant habit
 
0.3m

FEATURES

Flowers: peach-red & green

Flowering Time: late spring to late summer

Leaves: glossy; dark green; spotted grey-green; turning brown-purple flushed in winter; fan leaf arrangement


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits contemporary & dry style designs

Uses: pot, accents, indoors

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: hummingbird, rabbit resistant






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